Self Care

Oops, I did it again

August 9, 2009

So, that’s now twice that I slipped up on Saturday.  A new low.  This cleanse business is becoming more of a “cleanse with benefits” the way things are going.  Thank goodness I’m not a nutritionist, otherwise I’d have to seriously consider looking for a new line of work.  Luckily I’m just a humble RMT whose […]

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Cleansing Can be Tough Business

August 8, 2009

After the initial stumble (Norwegian caviar, English chocolates…. things are tough for an RMT), I was on a bit of a roll for a while.  Nothing passed through these teeth unless it was vegetarian, gluten free and non dairy.  That is until today when a client brought in, for little ‘ol me, home cooked shrimp […]

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Learning to Sit: Posture & Ergonomics for Work & School

June 23, 2009

Don’t just sit there…. Get to work!”  used to be a familiar sound from the boss.  These days, however, most of us do all of our work sitting down on the job. As you can imagine, spending 8 hours a day in one position is not the best for our bodies.  Improper sitting can subject […]

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When does stress become toxic?

June 20, 2009

We all need a little stress in our lives.  Some stress is necessary to give us the energy we need to deal with immediate problems, meet imminent deadlines, and face dangerous situations.  This “Good stress”, in the right quantities, can be essential for living.  But like everything else, it can be possible to have too […]

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10 Simple Ways to Manage Back Pain

June 19, 2009

It can be confusing trying to sift through all the information out there regarding back pain.  Here are 10 simple ways to keep your back pain free and healthy Exercise regularly Follow a healthy diet Maintain good posture Stretch your spine before and after sports Don’t overload your backpack or shoulder bag Stretch your legs […]

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How Exercising Improves Your Health

June 18, 2009

Years ago, people who were in pain were told to rest, but now we know the exact opposite is true. When you rest, you become deconditioned — which may actually contribute to chronic pain.  Your muscles may lose strength and shrink and your body may lose stability.  As tough as it may be to start […]

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